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  • Agusta AS-61

    Derived from Sikorsky S-61 H-3
    1967







    Model



    Agusta AS-61

    The Agusta Sea King was built under licence in Italy from 1968. 73 aircraft were delivered to the Italian armed forces in different configurations and was also exported to Argentina, Brazil, Iraq, Iran, Lybia, Malaysia, Peru, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela.





    Derivatives & Versions


    ModelYearHistory
    ASH-3D/TS VIP version of Agusta AS-61/ASH-3D. Two ordered by italian Air Force for VIP duties, several ordered by Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia?
    ASH-3H Agusta license built version of Sikorsky S-61D (SH-3H Sea King) for Italian Navy and export.
    ASH-3D 1969 Agusta license built version of Sikorsky S-61B (SH-3D Sea King for USN). Agusta received 1 from Sikorsky and produced another 24 for the Italian ...
    AS-61A-4 1975 Transport version of AS-61A for Venezuelan Army. Four built from 1975; one crashed.
    AS-61R 1977 Agusta license built version of Sikorsky S-61R-10 ( HH-3F Pelican for USCG ). Italian Air Force ordered 35 for SAR duties.
    AS-61N-1 1992 Shortened VIP version of S-61N for Royal Malaysian Air Force, two built as AS-61N-1 Silver.

    List of Operators of Agusta AS-61


    From Organisation with model AS-61
    1969
    italy Marina Militare Italiana
        36 1969/14
    1977
    italy Aeronautica Militare Italiana
        37 1977/14
    1978
    iran hava darya
        1978/   
    iraq Al Quwwa al Jawwiya al Iraqiya
        1978/??
    peru Marina de Guerra del Peru
        6 1978/   
    1984
    argentina Comando de Aviacion Naval Argentina
        ASH-3D 2 1984/89
    brazil Força Aeronaval da Marinha do Brasil
        ASH-3D 4 1984/   
    venezuela Ejercito de Venezuela
        4 1984/14
    1986
    argentina Comando de Aviacion Naval Argentina
        ASH-3H 2 1986/   
    1990
    malaysia Tentara Udara Diraja Malaysia
        1990/   
    Construction Numbers on database of AS-61 or its versions

    2as-61
    4as-61a-4
    2as-61n-1
    35as-61r
    56ash-3d
    12ash-3d/ts
    18ash-3h






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